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Author Sinclair, David (David Cecil)

Title Human growth after birth.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  612.6 SINC    AVAILABLE
 UniM BioMed  612.6 SINC    AVAILABLE
 UniM BioMed  612.6 SINC    AVAILABLE
Edition 6th ed. / David Sinclair, Peter Dangerfield.
Physical description xi, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Oxford medical publications.
Oxford medical publications.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [239]-240) and index.
Contents 1. Nature of growth -- 2. Growth in height and weight -- 3. Growth of tissues -- 4. Growth of systems -- 5. Indices of maturity -- 6. Changes in shape and posture -- 7. Genetic and hormonal factors influencing growth and maturation -- 8. Environmental factors influencing growth and maturation -- 9. Growth and repair -- 10. Disturbances of growth -- 11. Old age.
Summary The new edition covers recent concepts in cell growth inhibitors. This book also contains the latest information on genes and the human genome. The sections on the growth of the CNS and on reproduction and infertility have been revised in line with current thinking. The references have been fully updated and boxed further reading has been added. Key points are highlighted throughout, and there are a number of new illustrations.
Other author Dangerfield, Peter.
Subject Human growth.
ISBN 0192629050 (paperback)